Senior Living Blog

Alzheimer's Myths

Debunking The Common Myths About Alzheimer’s

More than 5 million Americans live with Alzheimer’s disease, a progressive, degenerative disease of the brain that results in loss of memory and other cognitive functions. It is a term that most are familiar with, but even so, there are plenty of misconceptions about the disease. Receiving the news that your loved one has been

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Hobbies and Activities to Connect with Grandchildren

Hobbies and Activities to Connect with Grandchildren

The relationship between grandparents and grandkids can be one that both sides cherish. But sometimes the generational gap, limited time, long distances, and differing interests can make it hard for grandparents to find meaningful ways to connect with their grandchildren. Fortunately, with a little forethought and creativity, it’s possible for grandparents to build strong bonds and

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Arbor View Assisted Living Receives 2023 Best of Pewaukee Award

PEWAUKEE September 18, 2023 — Arbor View Assisted Living has been selected for the 2023 Best of Pewaukee Award in the Assisted Living Facility category by the Pewaukee Award Program. Each year, the Pewaukee Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are

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Home Safety For Seniors – What You Need to Know

A growing number of seniors are choosing to enjoy post-retirement independently in the comfort of their own homes. But with age comes physical and cognitive changes that can make living alone more challenging. Since older adults are more vulnerable to injuries, burns and infections, it is important to take the proper steps to reduce risks

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Top 6 Ideas to Make Valentine’s Day Special for Seniors During COVID

Valentine’s Day doesn’t just have to be focused on couples. Growing up, we all remember in our early school years exchanging little Valentines Day cards and candy with our peers. It was some fun and uplifting that broke up the monotony of the long winters following the big holidays. Valentines Day is a holiday that

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How to Feel at Home After A Move to Assisted Living

Making the decision to move to an assisted living community can feel overwhelming for your parent or loved one. Like any big change in life, moving into a new home, apartment or in this case assisted living is a big adjustment. It isn’t uncommon for the children to feel overwhelmed as well with tasks of

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What to Do When an Aging Parent Won’t Accept Help

If you wait for the day an elderly parent or loved one comes to you for help, you may be waiting forever. A tough reality that we all must face when making the decision to explore professional help. However, an additional layer of stress some children or caregivers face is when their parent rejects help

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Thanksgiving and Visiting Restrictions. What Can I Do?

We understand that COVID-19 and restricted visiting permissions has made it increasingly difficult to make your loved one in assisted living feel included this holiday season. While the safety of our residents and staff continue to be our number one priority, we wanted to help provide fun ways to show your family member love this

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Ways For Seniors To Stay Active This Fall

COVID has certainly turned the world on upside down for just about everyone. This health crisis has been preventing people from around the world and of all ages from working, socializing and even performing some everyday activities. For younger generations this has been very inconvenient. However, for our older generations – at higher risk for

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Moving During a Pandemic: Should I Consider It?

It seems like uncertainty is everywhere these days. With so much up in the air right now, considering a move into an assisted living facility can feel particularly scary. But it doesn’t have to be! Knowing if it truly is the right time to make that move, as well as the best ways to make

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Contact us today and we’ll help answer all of your questions about moving to assisted living. Contact our team today to get the answers you need.